1. Milton Berle Birthplace

New York, NY
Home (private) · Central Harlem · 1 tip

HISTORYHISTORY: The first TV star, Milton Berle, was born here July 12, 1908. He appeared in silent films, then performed as a stage comic. His highpoint came as the star of NBC's Texaco Star Theater.

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2. Bentonville Battlefield

6.8
Newton Grove, NC
Historic and Protected Site · 6 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: The Battle of Bentonville, occurring between March 19-21 in 1865, was the largest battle ever fought in North Carolina.

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3. Tippecanoe Battlefield

7.0
200 Battleground Ave, Battle Ground, IN
Historic and Protected Site · 7 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: William Henry Harrison's victory here in 1811 against forces led by Native American Shawnee brothers Tecumseh and Tenskwatawa made his reputation.

Christ Church Burial Ground is one of HISTORY’s Tips.

4. Christ Church Burial Ground

6.3
400 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA
Cemetery · Center City East · 18 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Established in 1719, this cemetery is the final resting place for Benjamin Franklin & 4 other signers of the Declaration of Independence: Joseph Hewes, Francis Hopkinson, George Ross & Benjamin Rush.

5. AC Gilbert's Discovery Village

8.5
116 Marion St NE, Salem, OR
Museum · 14 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: This children‚'s museum celebrates businessmen, Olympic medalist and Salem native Alfred Collins Gilbert, who is best known as the creator of the Erector Set.

6. Louisiana Art and Science Museum (LASM)

8.0
100 River Rd S, Baton Rouge, LA
Museum · 21 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: This museum is housed in a historic railroad depot on the banks of the Mississippi river.

7. Gilcrease Museum

8.8
1400 N Gilcrease Museum Rd (at W. Newton St.), Tulsa, OK
Art Museum · 15 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Thomas Gilcrease collected much artwork over the years and donated it to the city in 1955, and a museum featuring his art collection opened in 1958.

8. Cultural Plaza - Chinatown

100 N Beretania St, Honolulu, HI
Plaza · Downtown Honolulu · 4 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Chinatown came about in the early 1800s as settlers moved here from China to begin a new life. The main attraction in this area is the shrine of Kwan Yin, where people are free to make offerings to th

9. Paradise Cove Luau

7.5
92-1089 Aliinui Dr (Ko'olina Resort), Kapolei, HI
Restaurant · 59 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: During WWII, the area adjacent to Paradise Cove was used as a recreation center by Army and Navy servicemen. The pool is separated from the ocean by natural walls of reef over which the waves flow to

10. Kosciuszko Park

6.8
2201 S 7th St (btw Lincoln Ave & Becher St), Milwaukee, WI
Park · Lincoln Village · 4 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Originally known as Lincoln Avenue Park, Kosy Park was once home of the Kosciuszko Reds, a franchise of the Polish-American Semiprofessional Baseball League who played until 1919.

11. Victory Gardens Biograph Theater

8.7
2433 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL
Theater · North Side · 14 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Notorious bank robber John Dillinger had been declared "Public Enemy #1" by the FBI. In 1934 the feds waited for him outside this theater & shot him multiple times before he died in a nearby alleyway.

12. Oak Woods Cemetery

1035 E 67th St (Oak Woods Cemetery), Chicago, IL
Cemetery · Grand Crossing · 10 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Jesse Owens, the grandson of slaves, made a fool of Hitler & his "master race" philosophy at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. The track star won 4 gold medals in Nazi Germany. He is buried here.

13. UChicago Crew - Bubbly Creek

Eleanor St & Loomis Street, Chicago, IL
Other Great Outdoors · Bridgeport · 2 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Care for a swim? Then you should probably avoid Bubbly Creek unless you're a vampire. It's a highly polluted tributary of the Chicago River where blood, entrails & waste have collected & decomposed.

14. Doug and Don's Barber Shop

6.3
219 E 11th St, Houston, TX
Cosmetics Store · 8 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Its retro feel brought Wes Anderson here for the 1998 film Rushmore starring Bill Murray. Max Fischer (Jason Schwartzman) appears to match his friends, but his father dispenses wisdom & hair cuts here

15. The Wildlife Experience

7.4
10035 S Peoria St (at Lincoln Ave.), Parker, CO
Science Museum · 12 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: This impressive museum has three focuses: natural history, nature films, and wildlife art, with nine galleries of paintings, sculptures, and photography.

16. Preservation Hall

8.8
726 Saint Peter St (btwn Bourbon & Royal), New Orleans, LA
Jazz and Blues Venue · French Quarter · 158 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: The origins of performances here go back to the start of the 1960s. There was no dance floor & no food or drinks served - the focus was just on the music. The only products sold were jazz recordings.

17. Hunt's Tomb

7.6
Phoenix, AZ
Other Great Outdoors · Camelback East · 5 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: George W.P. Hunt and his wife are buried here in a pyramid at Papago Park.Hunt built the tomb in 1931, when his wife passed away, and he joined her there three years later.

18. Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

8.9
37615 East Arboretum Way (at Boyce Thompson Rd), Superior, AZ
State or Provincial Park · 14 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Brings together plants from the Earth's many and varied deserts and dry lands. Approximately 3,200 different desert plants can be found and seen along the 1.5 mile main trail.

19. South End Grounds

Ruggles St (off Columbus Ave), Boston, MA
Baseball Field · Roxbury · 1 tip

HISTORYHISTORY: 3 different ballparks occupied this site from 1871-1914, & all were home to Boston's National League baseball team. Known early on as the Boston Beaneaters or the Red Stockings, they became the Braves

20. Driffill School

910 S E St (at Wooley Rd.), Oxnard, CA
College Academic Building · 1 tip

HISTORYHISTORY: The field here that's now part of the Oriffill School hosted a race between Giants third baseman Hans Lobert and a horse in 1914. The horse won by a nose & the footage was seen all over the country.

21. King Manor

150-3 Jamaica Ave. (150th St.), Queens, NY
History Museum · Jamaica · 4 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: This was once the home of Rufus King, a signer of the United States Constitution, a Senator from New York, and Ambassador to Great Britain immediately after the American Revolution

22. Duke Ellington House

New York, NY
Home (private) · Washington Heights · 1 tip

HISTORYHISTORY: Ellington, the legendary jazz composer and bandleader, lived in Apartment 4A from 1939-61. This building was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1976.

23. Lou Gehrig Birthplace

New York, NY
Home (private) · East Harlem · 1 tip

HISTORYHISTORY: Formerly on this location was the building where the Iron Horse, Lou Gehrig was born on June 19, 1903. Gehrig would go on to become the captain of the Yankees and a key member of Murderer's Row.

24. McElroy Octagon House

San Francisco, CA
Home (private) · Union Street · 1 tip

HISTORYHISTORY: The Octagon House was built by William McElroy in 1861. His letter "To Future Ages" and newspapers accompanying it, which were discovered in a box under the stairs during restoration, are on display.

25. The Grove

9.2
189 The Grove Dr (at W 3rd St), Los Angeles, CA
Shopping Mall · Mid-City West · 662 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: The Grove opened in 2002 and has been one of the most popular tourist destinations in Los Angeles ever since.

26. Music City Center

8.9
201 5th Ave S (at Commerce St), Nashville, TN
Convention Center · 46 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: The Music City Center is a 1,200,000 square feet convention center in the SoBro district in Nashville.

27. National Naval Aviation Museum

9.4
1750 Radford Blvd, Pensacola, FL
History Museum · 100 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Opened in 1983, this is the world's largest naval aviation museum and features more than 150 restored aircraft from the Navy, Marines and Coast Guard.

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28. Old Idaho State Penitentiary

7.9
2445 E Old Penitentiary Rd, Boise, ID
Historic and Protected Site · North - East Ends · 8 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: A working prison for 101 years (1872–1973), this site allows visitors a unique opportunity to learn history through the lens of regional crime.

29. Cape Florida Lighthouse

9.3
1200 Crandon Blvd (in Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park), Key Biscayne, FL
Lighthouse · Village of Key Biscayne · 43 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: This lighthouse, completed in 1825 and rebuilt in 1846 after being damaged during the Second Seminole War, is Miami-Dade’s oldest standing structure.

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30. Port of Baltimore

Baltimore, MD
Port · 6 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: The shipping trade in this port dates back to 1706, when Whetstone Port (near Fort McHenry) began officially shipping tobacco to England.